This project will finance new rolling stock for the East Anglia train franchise in the United Kingdom. The UK Department for Transport is currently procuring a new train operating company, which will be responsible for procuring new rolling stock to meet the output requirements of the franchise. Rolling stock financiers are bidding to the TOCs to supply the trains on a leased basis. This operation is specific to those offering limited-recourse project finance solutions.
The project consists of supply of up to 378 vehicles which will be a mix of Electrical Multiple Units and Bi-Mode Multiple Unit combining electrical and diesel traction equipment to be operated on intercity, regional and commuter railway services in East England under the East Anglia passenger railway services franchise let by Department for Transport for replacement of the existing life-expired trainsets.
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